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Case Report

First Case of Pleural Empyema Caused by Staphylococcus simulans: Review of the Literature

Table 1


AuthorAge/sexDiagnosisTissue culture for S. simulansBlood culture for S. simulansAntibiotic resistanceOutcomeAnimal exposure

Shields et al. [5]80/MRight great toe cellulitisPositiveNot specifiedTetracycline resistanceResolution with TMP-SMXNot specified
Tous Romero et al. [6]60/MPyoderma left handPositiveNot specifiedNot specifiedResolution with azithromycinPositive
Al Kline et al. [8]65/MAbscess, osteomyelitis right footPositive bone culturePositiveAmpicillin, ciprofloxacin, clindamycin, oxacillin, penicillin, ceftriaxoneResolution with IV vancomycinPositive
Vallianou et al. [3]46/MVertebral osteomyelitis, native valve, endocarditisNot specifiedPositiveMethicillinResolution with IV vancomycin, teicoplanin, oral clindamycinPositive
Sturgess et al. [7]77/FRight pubic osteomyelitisNot specifiedPositivePan-sensitiveResolution with flucloxacillin, fusidic acidNot specified
de Jesus et al. [2]84/MSepticemia, colon cancerNot specifiedPositiveMethicillin-sensitiveDiedNot specified
de Jesus et al. [2]41/MAcute respiratory failure, ARDS, H/O HIV, IV drug abuseNot specifiedPositiveMethicillin-sensitiveDiedNot specified
de Jesus et al. [2]63/MPneumoniaCN staph in sputumPositive for S. simulansNot specifiedResolved with erythromycin, cefuroximeNot specified
de Jesus et al. [2]58/MColon cancer, septicemiaNot specifiedPositiveMethicillin-resistantResolved with vancomycinNot specified
Males et al. [1]39/MRight ankle, osteomyelitis, septic, arthritisPositivePositivePan-sensitivePenicillinNot specified

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